August weather forecast
Providence, RI

The city of Providence, Rhode Island, reflected in the water
The city of Providence, Rhode Island, reflected in the water

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer in Providence, is also a moderately hot month, with an average temperature ranging between max 79.9°F (26.6°C) and min 63.9°F (17.7°C).

Temperature

In Providence, the average high-temperature in August is practically the same as in July - a still moderately hot 79.9°F (26.6°C). In August, in Providence, Rhode Island, the average low-temperature is 63.9°F (17.7°C).

Humidity

In August, the average relative humidity in Providence is 76%.

Rainfall

In Providence, during 13 rainfall days, 1.81" (46mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Providence, Rhode Island, there are 144.3 rainfall days, and 23.35" (593mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

June through October are months without snowfall in Providence.

Ocean temperature

With an average ocean temperature of 69.3°F (20.7°C), August is the month with the warmest seawater.
Note: For swimming, a surface water temperature of 69.3°F (20.7°C) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 69.8°F (21°C).

Daylight

In Providence, Rhode Island, the average length of the day in August is 13h and 49min.
On the first day of August, sunrise is at 5:39 am and sunset at 8:04 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:10 am and sunset at 7:21 pm EDT.

Sunshine

The month with the most sunshine in Providence is August, with an average of 10.5h of sunshine.

UV index

June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Providence, Rhode Island. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 in August transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in August in Providence?

The average relative humidity in August in Providence, Rhode Island, is 76%.

How much does it rain in Providence in August?

In Providence, in August, during 13 rainfall days, 1.81" (46mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Providence?

June through October are months without snowfall.

What is the month with the warmest ocean in Providence?

The month with the warmest seawater is August, with an average ocean temperature of 69.3°F (20.7°C).

What is the ocean temperature in August in Providence?

In Providence, Rhode Island, in August, the average water temperature is 69.3°F (20.7°C). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 69.3°F (20.7°C) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 69.8°F (21°C).

How many hours of daylight does Providence have in August?

In Providence, Rhode Island, the average day length in August is 13h and 49min.

When are sunrise and sunset in August in Providence?

In August, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 5:39 am and sunset at 8:04 pm. On the last day of the month, in Providence, Rhode Island, sunrise is at 6:10 am and sunset at 7:21 pm EDT.

What month has the most sunshine in Providence?

With an average of 10.5h of sunshine, August has the most sunshine of the year in Providence.

How many hours of sunshine does Providence have in August?

In August, the average sunshine duration in Providence is 10.5h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Providence?

June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Providence.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Providence?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Providence is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in August
Providence, RI

Average temperature in August - Providence, RI
  • Average high temperature in August: 79.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (81°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (35.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 63.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (64.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (23.5°F).

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Average pressure in August
Providence, RI

Average pressure in August - Providence, RI
  • Average pressure in August: 29.98"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.07"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.93"Hg).

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Average wind speed in August
Providence, RI

Average wind speed in August - Providence, RI
  • Average wind speed in August: 6.5mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January, February and March (9.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (6.5mph).

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Average humidity in August
Providence, RI

Average humidity in August - Providence, RI
  • Average humidity in August: 76%

The month with the highest relative humidity is June (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (72%).

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Average rainfall in August
Providence, RI

Average rainfall in August - Providence, RI
  • Average rainfall in August: 1.81"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (2.4").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.06").

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Average rainfall days in August
Providence, RI

Average rainfall days in August - Providence, RI
  • Average rainfall days in August: 13 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (15.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (7.8 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Providence, RI

Average snowfall in August - Providence, RI
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (2.01").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Providence, RI

Average snowfall days in August - Providence, RI
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (5.9 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in August
Providence, RI

Average sea temperature in August - Providence, RI
  • Average sea temperature in August: 69.3°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (69.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (38.1°F).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Providence, RI

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Providence, RI
  • Average daylight in August: 13h and 49min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 10min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 12min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10h and 30min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10h and 30min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4h and 48min).

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Average sunshine days in August
Providence, RI

Average sunshine days in August - Providence, RI
  • Average sunshine days in August: 15.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (18.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (13.2 days).

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Average UV index in August
Providence, RI

Average UV index in August - Providence, RI
  • Average UV index in August: 6

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in August
Providence, RI

Average cloud cover in August - Providence, RI
  • Average cloud cover in August: 31

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 48).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 31).

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Average visibility in August
Providence, RI

Average visibility in August - Providence, RI
  • Average visibility in August: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).

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